Capt Henry DUDLEY, Knt.

Male Abt 1517 - 1570  (~ 51 years)

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  • Name Henry DUDLEY  [1
    • Capt. Henry Dudley, Knt., second son, was born about 1517, and was named by his grandmother, Cecily, Marchioness of Dorset, in her will, dated 6 May 1527. He was monastic auditor under Cromwell in 1535, and a soldier in Ireland in 1536 under his uncle Leonard Grey. He was a soldier in Scotland, say, 1540-3. He married, say, 1545-50, perhaps at Boulogne, to ?Ashton, daughter of Christopher Ashton, Sr., of Fyfield, co. Berks. There is no record of any children. he fought valiantly at the siege of Boulogne in 1544, and was Captain from early 1545 when Edward Fiennes, Lord Clinton, was Chief Captain. He was Vice Admiral of the Narrow Seas 1552-3 when Edward Fiennes was Admiral. He was knighted at Hampton Court on 11 Oct. 1551. He was a close associate of his second cousin, (with, among others, his father-in-law) in the rebellion of Robert's father, John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland. Henry Dudley was jailed in the Tower of London, and received a pardon fro Queen Mary on 18 Oct. 1553. He was exiled in French service 1556-1563, but was in English service as "Capt. Dudley" in 1563, receiving an annuity later the same year from Queen Elizabeth "for his service". In 1567 he obtained from the Queen a year's protection from his creditors (renewed for two years in 1568). [1]
    Prefix Capt 
    Suffix Knt. 
    Born Abt 1517  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1568 and 1570  [1
    Person ID I90032  Main Tree
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 

    Father John 'Lord Quondam' DUDLEY,   b. Abt 1495,   bur. 18 Sep 1553, St. Margaret's Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Cecily GREY,   b. 1497,   bur. 28 Apr 1554  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1501  With contract Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F37209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ? ASHTON,   d. Bef Nov 1556 
    Married Between 1545 and 1550  [1
    +1. Capt Roger DUDLEY,   b. Abt 1550, London, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Oct 15888, Okley (in War), Northamptonshire, Eng Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 433 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F37422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).